Stephen Roche defends UCI president Pat McQuaid

Stephen Roche

Irish cycling legend Stephen Roche has leaped to the defence of embattled UCI President Pat McQuaid who is facing perhaps the most crucial 24 hours in his eight-year tenure as the head of cycling's governing body.

McQuaid is seeking a nomination for re-election for a third term in office, which would commence in September. He needs a nomination from a National federation and will seek that tomorrow morning from Cycling Ireland where its members will gather at the Red Cow Moran Hotel in Dublin (11am) to decide.

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